National Financial Capability Strategy

The National Financial Capability Strategy informs and drives actions to improve the financial capability of Australians.

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National survey snapshot


of Australians are not very confident or not confident at all about their ability to hit a financial goal


of young Australians aged 14 to 17 either agreed or strongly agreed that it is important to learn how to manage their money


of young Australians aged 14 to 17 felt confident or very confident managing their money


Many Australians approaching retirement age do not have a financial retirement plan


Young Australians and women did not perform as well on average on financial literacy


Older Australians are not as comfortable learning to use online financial technology as younger Australians


The Government undertook the first biennial national financial capability survey in 2021. The interactive data dashboard series helps you to explore the results from the first survey.

Monitoring and evaluation framework

The framework tool provides a set of priority and secondary outcomes and ways of measuring progress against those outcomes. It is designed to be applicable to the diverse range of activities in the sector delivered in a variety of formats.

Database of initiatives

The database provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of financial capability programs delivered by Government, private and non-for-profit organisations. Search the database to find out what financial capability programs are currently available.